Photos: Texas icon George P. Mitchell

Photos: Texas icon George P. Mitchell

Credit: Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation

Cynthia and George Mitchell in Galveston

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by KHOU.com staff

Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation

Posted on July 30, 2013 at 6:46 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 30 at 6:47 AM

GALVESTON, Texas -- Galveston-born businessman, billionaire developer and philanthropist George P. Mitchell died Friday morning at the age of 94.

His legacy is unmatched in Texas, extending from Galveston to Houston to The Woodlands and beyond.

Mitchell was a pioneer in the oil industry who developed The Woodlands and led the Galveston renaissance in the 1980s.

 

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